[Python-3000] PEP 3131 accepted

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Thu May 24 07:12:54 CEST 2007

> This particular excuse pisses me off the most.  "If you can't
> differentiate, then your font or editor sucks."  Thank you for passing
> judgement on my choice of font or editor, but Ka-Ping already stated
> why this argument is bullshit: there does not currently exist a font
> where one *can* differentiate all the glyphs

That's not true. In the Unicode BMP fallback font, you can easily
differentiate all Unicode characters (in the BMP):


> Speaking of which, do you know of a fixed-width font that is able to
> allow for the visual distinction of all unicode glyphs in the primary
> plane, or even the portion that Martin is proposing we support?  This
> also "is not a show-stopper", but it certainly reduces audience
> satisfaction by a large margin.

See above.


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